Hyper-V and Storage

There is a lot of information regards Hyper-V and storage options that is scattred in blog post. I aim to find this information and collect it here in this post   Storage options for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V http://blogs.technet.com/josebda/archive/2008/02/14/storage-options-for-windows-server-2008-s-hyper-v.aspx More on Storage Options for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V http://blogs.technet.com/josebda/archive/2008/03/06/more-on-storage-options-for-windows-server-2008-s-hyper-v.aspx Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Storage http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/blogs/dario/archive/2008/08/26/windows-server-2008-hyper-v-sto…


Is VMware costing you way too much

Head over to http://www.vmwarecostswaytoomuch.com/ to find out how you and your organisation could save with Microsoft’s virtualisation solutions. Use the ROI tool to find out how much you could be saving. Technorati Tags: Hyper-V,VMware,Cost,TCO,ROI

Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Releases/Hosting for App-V

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) version 4.5 has been released. Formerly known as SoftGrid, App-V 4.5 is the first Microsoft-branded release of the product. It includes new capabilities designed to help IT support large-scale virtualisation implementations across many sites and provides multiple delivery options including over-the-Internet application availability to meet your business needs.  Additionally, Microsoft Application…


Exchange on Hyper-V

Microsoft supports Exchange Server 2007 in production on hardware virtualisation software only when all the following conditions are true: The hardware virtualisation software is Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V technology, Microsoft Hyper-V Server, or any third-party hypervisor that has been validated under the Windows Server Virtualization Validation Program. The Exchange Server guest virtual machine: Is…


Australian customers using Hyper-V

Now that Hyper-V and SCVMM have officially launched (www.getvirtualnow.com) the case studies are coming in for Australian customers Click on this link to see a list of the Australian case studies for Hyper-V http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/search.aspx?Keywords=Hyper-V&CouTaxID=1326. Technorati Tags: Hyper-V,Australia,Case Studies

How to use Failover clustering in Windows Server 2008 with SCVMM 2008

Want to know how to make your Virtual Machines highly available with the built in Failover Clustering in Windows Server 2008 and see how easy it is to make a Virtual Machine highly available with SCVMM 2008. Head on over to http://blogs.technet.com/chengw/archive/2008/06/10/clustered-hosts-and-ha-vms-in-scvmm-2008.aspx

Microsoft.com Powered by Hyper-V

Now that Hyper-V has been around for a month or so I keep getting asked for early proof points and case studies of where Hyper-V is being used in Production. The case study that really stands out in my mind is an internal one at Microsoft. One of the more challenging systems from a server…

Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool

The increasing use of virtual machines creates new challenges for IT. Virtual machines that are left offline for extended periods of time do not automatically receive operating system, anti-virus, or application updates that would keep them compliant with current IT policy. An out-of-date virtual machine poses a risk to the IT environment. If deployed and…

Hyper-V through videos

Interview with Mike Neil about Hyper-V RTM, including: Why Microsoft decided to get into the server virtualization environment. Changes between the various release candidates and RTM. Challenges encountered along the way. Where Hyper-V is heading. IT Pro challenges for deploying Hyper-V. Architectural overview: Virtual service provider (VSP) virtual service client (VSC) and VMBus. Disk operations…